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For being a grim reaper, Tom Horn is a pretty nice guy.  It's just that some folks trying to sell their homes in the Birmingham, Alabama area these days may think of him as the grim reaper.  After all, for anyone with an unrealistic idea of what a Buyer would pay for their home, Tom is the one to...
03/10/2010
The first phone call makes me a little uneasy. But when my cell phone rings the second time a few minutes later, I start thinking:  This does not sound good. It’s a sunny but cold day in the low 30s. The calls come while my wife, Colleen, and I are having lunch.  The first caller is a woman who l...
01/07/2010
When I was very little, I don't believe a single birthday or Christmas went by that my grandmother, Wilma Black, whom I called Willie, didn't give me at least two presents. There was always the really neat toy or other gadget that caught my young eyes and I got immediate enjoyment from. Then, the...
10/29/2009
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Talk about frustrating... We've been working with a Seller who has been behind on his payments. Unfortunately, he Listed with us late in the game, so to speak, already having tried to sell on his own (unsuccessfully), and long since having received a notice of Foreclosure. But we told him we'd gi...
08/17/2009
I will always be grateful for Walter Cronkite. You'd know why I say that if you grew up in the 1960's or '70s, when television news was such a totally different industry from what it is today, and when we depended on it so much to learn about our world. Back then, television news was real. The mo...
07/19/2009
The moist, delicious turkey with all the trimmings, I must admit, are temptations in and of themselves. But it's not about the food. Yesterday reminds me of the real reasons. My daily morning walk with Fisbo, our six pound poodle, brought the first reminder. We are sometimes joined in our walk by...
06/16/2009
Okay, so we're getting another New Listing ready this afternoon in preparation for turning it loose on the MLS.  This involves staging and taking pictures, among other things.  Colleen and I are walking around inside the home, which is vacant ... well, it was supposed to be vacant.  Upon entering...
05/15/2009
It's not just the credentials Dave Jenks carries that makes him interesting to listen to.  He's a good communicator.  Jenks, a Vice President of Research and Development with Keller Williams Realty, has a broad knowledge of what's happening in real estate markets all across the country. Jenks, wh...
05/11/2009
Sometimes, the people you might least expect to have an influence in your life can be the ones who really surprise you.  I'll have to hand that honor to the check-out clerk at the Wal-Mart that my wife, Colleen, and I visited over the weekend. In the interest of full disclosure, you should be awa...
04/06/2009
Okay, we all feel a bit blue from time to time, but how about ... yellow.  Huh? If you live in the Southeast, if it's yellow around you, it must be spring.  For example, take a look at my Ford Explorer, which has been been parked in a covered area (believe it or not): I actually do keep my Explor...
04/01/2009
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David Black

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